Mom's Best Friend Brownies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 160 kcal


  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 4 oz Semisweet chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 Cup Packed Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup White Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp Fine Salt
  • 2 Eggs large, cold
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda


  1. Position rack in the lower third of the oven and heat oven to 325° F.
  2. Grease an 8 by 8-inch baking pan and make a brownie sling with aluminum foil
  3. Melt the butter, oil and semisweet chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the sugars, vanilla, and salt.
  5. Add the melted chocolate.
  6. Add eggs, beat vigorously until fully incorporated and batter is thick and glossy
  7. Add cocoa powder, flour, and baking soda and stir just until it disappears.
  8. Bake 30-40 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.
  9. Store extra brownies in a tightly sealed container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Mom's Best Friend Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 120mg5%
Potassium 88mg3%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 99IU2%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.